WENATCHEE, Wa.- The 99th Washington State Apple Blossom Festival officially kicked off in grand fashion Saturday night.
Saturday’s Cashmere Valley Bank Royalty Selectiion Pageant played to a packed auditorium at Wenatchee High School. NCWLIFE covered the event live. Queen Gretta Wiersma is the daughter of Don and Sue Wiersma. Princess Sophie Castillo is the daughter of Miguel and Megan Castillo. Princess Jessica Murray’s parents are Bill and Jodi Murray
Achievement: Jessica Murray
Community Involvement Aryana Villafuerte
Congeniality Award Lauren Thompson
Most Original Speech Aryana Villafuerte
The Leman Johnson Award went to longtime Festival volunteer Janice Lawell (Lawl) for her commitment to the Festival and our community.
The 2018 Royalty will spend the next few months making over 150 appearances at various luncheons and community events and will attend out-of-town parades during the summer
Be sure to watch the rebroadcast of the pageant on the NCWLIFE Channel Monday at Noon and again Friday and Saturday at 7pm. And, coming Monday, you’ll be able to watch it on our website at www.NCWLIFE.com.